Known for its reliable performance and high-quality output, this Samsung CLX-3185FN is designed to meet the needs of both home and small office environments. The printer is a versatile color laser multifunction category that combines printing, scanning, copying, and faxing capabilities into a single compact unit.
Sorry, this item is discontinued. Replaced by Samsung Xpress C1860FW.
This printer machine offers a printing speed of up to 17 ppm for black and white documents, and up to 4 ppm for color documents, it's a reliable workhorse for everyday printing tasks. It also boasts impressive printing capabilities, providing a maximum resolution of 2,400 x 600 dpi. This high resolution ensures sharp and vibrant prints, making it suitable for a wide range of documents, from text-heavy reports to colorful graphics and images.
Equipped with a flatbed scanner, this Samsung Color Laser Multifunction Printer offers excellent scanning capabilities. It can scan documents and images at an optical resolution of up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi, ensuring clear and detailed reproductions. Additionally, the scanner supports various file formats, including PDF, TIFF, and JPEG, allowing for versatile usage. The automatic document feeder (ADF) feature further enhances productivity by enabling batch scanning of multiple pages, making it convenient for digitizing multi-page documents.
The Samsung CLX-3185FN printer excels in copying tasks with its ability to reproduce documents with exceptional accuracy and clarity. It offers a maximum copy resolution of 1,200 x 1,200 dpi, ensuring that copies maintain the same high quality as the original document. The printer's ability to produce up to 99 copies in a single job makes it a valuable asset in busy office environments.
The built-in faxing capabilities of this Samsung Printer machine provide an additional layer of functionality. It supports Super G3 faxing with a transmission speed of approximately 33.6 kbps, ensuring swift and reliable fax communications. It also includes features like automatic redialing and group dialing, further streamlining the faxing process for enhanced efficiency.
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It offers a range of connectivity options to cater to various user preferences and environments. It includes a USB 2.0 port for direct connection to a computer, providing a quick and stable data transfer interface. Additionally, the printer is equipped with an Ethernet port for seamless integration into a networked environment, allowing multiple users to access its functions.
Furthermore, this Samsung CLX-3185FN Color Laser Multifunction Printer supports wireless connectivity, enabling easy printing and scanning from mobile devices, laptops, and desktop computers. This wireless capability adds a layer of convenience for users who prefer a cable-free setup or need the flexibility to print from different locations within a workspace.
- Print/ Scan/ Copy/ Fax
- SPL-C (Samsung Printer Language Colour)
- USB and Network
- Up to 16 ppm Mono Print Speed
- Up to 4 ppm Colour Print Speed
- 2,400 x 600 dpi Print Resolution
- 4,800 x 4,800 dpi Scan Resolution
- 600 x 600 dpi Copy Resolution
- 150 Sheet Input Tray
- 360 Mhz Processor
- 128 MB RAM
- 33.6 Kbps Modem Speed of Fax
- Now you can print, copy, scan, and fax with convenience, ease, and speed
- Ideal for small, stylish spaces and busy places
- You can utilize it to easily select, drag, and drop content
- One less noisy office distraction
- Your printing experience just got a lot more colorful
- Connect your entire office to one network and keep everything running smoothly
- Save time by supporting only one machine
- Always know the status of your print job with navigation feedback LED pattern
Samsung CLX-3185FN Toner Cartridges
Full sets of toner cartridges
- Compatible Samsung P4072C 4 Colour Toner Cartridge Multipack - 1.5p per page up to 1,500 pages (black) and 1,000 pages (color)
- Samsung P4072C 4 Colour Toner Cartridge Multipack (CLT-P4072C/ELS) - 2.7p per page up to 1,500 pages (black) and 1,000 pages (color)
Black toner cartridges
- Compatible Samsung CLT-K4072S Black toner cartridge (CLT-K4072S/ELS) - 1.5p per page up to 1,500 pages
- Compatible Samsung CLT-K4072 Toner Cartridge Black Twin Pack - 1.5p per page up to 1,500 pages x 2
- Samsung CLT-K4072 Toner Cartridge Black Twin Pack - 2.7p per page up to 1,500 pages x 2
- Samsung K4072S Black Toner Cartridge (CLT-K4072S/ELS) - 2.8p per page up to 1,500 pages
Cyan toner cartridges
- Compatible Samsung CLT-C4072S Cyan toner cartridge (CLT-C4072S/ELS) - 2.3p per page up to 1,000 pages
- Samsung C4072S Cyan Toner Cartridge (CLT-C4072S/ELS) - 4.1p per page up to 1,000 pages
Magenta toner cartridges
- Compatible Samsung CLT-M4072S Magenta toner cartridge (CLT-M4072S/ELS) - 2.3p per page up to 1,000 pages
- Samsung M4072S Magenta Toner Cartridge (CLT-M4072S/ELS) - 4.3p per page up to 1,000 pages
Yellow toner cartridges
- Compatible Samsung Y4072 Yellow Toner Cartridge (CLT-Y4072S/ELS) - 2.3p per page up to 1,000 pages
- Samsung Y4072S Yellow Toner Cartridge (CLT-Y4072S/ELS) - 4.1p per page up to 1,000 pages
Samsung CLX-3185FN Maintenance Items
- Compatible Samsung R407 Imaging Unit (CLT-R407/SEE) - 0.2p per page up to 24,000 pages (black) and 6,000 pages (color)
- Samsung CLT-W409 Waste Toner Collection Bottle (CLT-W409/SEE) - 0.2p per page up to 5,000 pages (black) and 1,250 pages (color)
- Samsung R407 Imaging Unit (CLT-R407/SEE) - 0.3p per page up to 24,000 pages (black) and 6,000 pages (color)
Mac OS Versions Compatibility
- macOS 14 (Sonoma)
- macOS 13 (Ventura)
- macOS 12 (Monterey)
- macOS 11 (Big Sur)
- macOS 10.15 (Catalina)
- macOS 10.14 (Mojave)
- macOS 10.13 (High Sierra/ Lobo)
- macOS 10.12 (Sierra/ Fuji)
- Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan/ Gala)
- Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite/ Syrah)
- Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks/ Cabernet)
- Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion/ Zinfandel)
- Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion/ Barolo)
- Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard
- Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard/ Chablis)
- Mac OS X 10.4.4 (Tiger/ Chardonnay)
- Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger/ Merlot)
- Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther/ Pinot)
- Mac OS X 10.2 (Jaguar)
- Mac OS X 10.1 (Puma)
- Mac OS X 10.0 (Cheetah)
- Mac OS X 10 (Kodiak/ Beta)
- Mac OS 9
How to Install Samsung CLX-3185FN Driver for Mac?
For your printer to work correctly, the driver for the printer must be set up first. You must follow the guide below when the Samsung CLX-3185FN printer machine running on Mac.
- Turn on the printer.
- If your printer is connected to the computer with a USB cable, disconnect the cable from the printer. The software installation prompts you to connect the cable if needed.
- Click on the Download link in the table on this post. Make sure it matches the Mac operating system version you own use.
- Double-click the downloaded file. The file will be extracted and the installation process will automatically start.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with and complete the installation.
- While the installation process has been completed, your Samsung Printer can be used.
- Please test print with the "Test Page" feature.
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How to Install Samsung CLX-3185FN Driver for macOS 10.15 (Catalina)?
- Click here to download the latest driver available for the Samsung CLX-3185FN printer
- Select the correct Mac OS version (10.11/ 10.12/ 10.13/ 10.14) for Mac OS 10.15. You select Mac OS 10.14 or 10.11 or 10.13 or later
- Download the driver for your Samsung Printer
- After that, open the folder where the file has been saved and Click to open the driver file
- If you get the following error message when running it, the gatekeeper must be temporarily disabled.
- You need to open the terminal from the spotlight
- Type the command: sudo spctl --master-disable
- Enter the correct password and run the printer driver with the extension ".pkg" again.
- Once the print driver has been installed, just open the Samsung CLX-3185FN Driver with the following path and then install the following PKG drivers (ICDM, ScanThru):
- ScannerDriver > Mac_Installer > MAC_ICDM > ICDM.pkg
- ScannerDriver > Mac_Installer > MAC_TWAIN > ScanThru.pkg
- After the drivers are installed, you can go to System preferences > Printers & scanners and add the printer by clicking on the plus (+) button > Add printer or scanner > Samsung CLX-3185FN
- Make sure to select the specific driver and not AirPrint where it says "USE"
- Now, that the Samsung Color Laser Multifunction Printer has been added, you should be able to print or scan. If you want to scan, go to system preferences > printers and scanners > and select scan
- Enable gatekeeper (Mac security):
- Open terminal from the spotlight
- Typing the command: sudo spctl --master-enable
- Enter your password
How to Install Samsung CLX-3185FN Driver for macOS 11 (Big Sur)?
- Install macOS 10.15 (Catalina) again
- Install your Samsung printer
- Then update to macOS 11 (Big Sur)
- Kept the Samsung CLX-3185FN driver installed and still works in macOS 11 (Big Sur)
How to Install Samsung CLX-3185FN Driver for macOS 12 (Monterey)?
- After configuring for macOS 11 (Big Sur) above, you need to do the steps below:
- Just update to macOS 12 (Monterey).
- Kept the Samsung CLX-3185FN driver installed and still works in macOS 12 (Monterey).
How to Install Samsung CLX-3185FN Driver for macOS 13 (Ventura)?
- After configuring for macOS 12 (Monterey), you need to do the steps below:
- Just update to macOS 13 (Ventura).
- Kept the driver installed and it still works in macOS 13 (Ventura).
How to Install Samsung CLX-3185FN Driver for macOS 14 (Sonoma)?
After configuring for macOS 13 (Ventura), you need to do the steps below to make your Samsung CLX-3185FN printer work correctly on macOS 14 (Sonoma):
- Just update to macOS 14 (Sonoma).
- Kept your Samsung Printer Driver installed and it still works in macOS 14 (Sonoma).
How to Uninstall Samsung CLX-3185FN Driver for Mac OS?
If the Samsung CLX-3185FN driver does not work properly, uninstall the driver and reinstall it. Follow the instructions below step by step:
- Open the Applications folder > Samsung > Printer Software Uninstaller.
- To uninstall Samsung CLX-3185FN printer software, click Continue.
- Check the program you want to delete and click Uninstall.
- Enter the password and click OK.
- After the uninstallation is finished, click Close.
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If you want to download the Samsung CLX-3185FN driver for macOS, you need to click on the download links that we have provided in the table below. If you get any broken links or some problems with this printer series, please contact us by using the contact form that we have provided.
|CLX-3185FN Series Print Driver for macOS||V5.00||Download|
|CLX-3185FN Series Scan Driver for macOS||V2.31.49||Download|
|CLX-3185FN Series Print and Scan Driver for Mac OS X Mavericks/ Mountain Lion/ Lion/ v10.6 Snow Leopard||V2.6||Download|
|CLX-3185FN Series Third-party app for macOS||V4.0.5||Download|
|CLX-3185FN Series Print and Scan Driver for macOS||V1.1||Download|
|CLX-3185FN Series Manual Print and Scan Driver for macOS||-||View|